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  • JOHN PAUL JONES: A Sailor's Biography. by Morison, Samuel Eliot
    Morison, Samuel Eliot
    JOHN PAUL JONES: A Sailor's Biography.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    Boston: Little Brown, (1959) dj. Hardcover - Classic biography of the foremost US sea captain during the American Revolution. Illustrated with charts and diagrams by Erwin Raisz and photographs. Bibliography, index. xxii, 453 pp.

    Condition: Good condition in blue cloth with a fair dust jacket (overall edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 72857
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  • Tuchman, Barbara W.
    THE FIRST SALUTE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - On November 16, 1776, a ship flying the flag of the Continental Congress entered the port of St. Eustatius in the West Indies and was greeted with a salute, recognizing the authority of the government whose flag the ship carried. Noted military historian uses this salute as the starting point of her examination of the next 5 years, and the effects the American Revolution had, not just on American and England, but on Holland, France and the entire Old World. Illustrated. 347 pp including bibliography, notes and index. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-394-553330.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (appears unread, prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 25340
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